Match Fest, Eddie Turner, ‘Odd Couple’ And Extra In This Week’s FUN1…
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Match Fest Coming To Bend Xpo Middle
QC Match Fest shall be held Feb. 26-27 at East Moline‘s Bend Xpo Middle!
Tickets at the moment are accessible for on-line buy for his or her 2022 Expo at QCFitFest.com QC Match Fest is a neighborhood occasion designed for all ages to interact with native specialists and be taught extra about well being, health, vitamin, and athletic efficiency regardless of the place you might be in your well being journey.
“My companions and I created this occasion to assist take the confusion out of well being. We spotlight the easiest the Quad Cities has to supply on the subject of discovering the flavour of motion and exercise that fits you finest. From yoga and weightlifting to skateboarding and digital reality-based video games, mentioned Chris Maltsburger, Founder we mix enjoyable, interplay, and training at QC Match Fest.
Particular Visitor: Billy Blanks, Jr.
Billy Blanks, Jr. shall be becoming a member of us as our Particular Visitor, providing exercise courses along with his internationally acclaimed exercise “Dance it Out” on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Billy Blanks, Jr. has been featured on Shark Tank, Ellen and Dr. Oz. His father, Billy Blanks was a Tae-Bo, family title within the 90’s. Now, Billy Blanks, Jr. has confirmed to take what he realized from his profession in dance, underneath the wing of Paula Abdul, and apply it to bop kinds from around the globe for a fast, efficient exercise you’ll love.
Interactive Distributors and Demos
While you stroll by way of The Bend XPO Middle, you’ll discover distributors like 9 Spherical, serving to you be taught punching combos on the pads, you’ll hear the sounds of skateboarding once you head over to the ramp and demos supplied by Hold Pushing Skate Store, or study your flexibility and agility from return vendor The Pace Attic.
Based in 2021, QC Match Fest is the Quad Cities chief in interactive well being occasions with one mission in thoughts: To empower Quad Citians to start or proceed of their well being journey, acknowledging well being isn’t simply bodily. It’s our focus to proceed to construct and offer you an expertise that may add to each facet of your life.
Eddie Turner Rocking Gypsy Freeway
Along with his most up-to-date album Change in Me described by Rootstime as “an attractive journey of jazz, blues, and rock” leading to a “melting pot of sounds,” blues-guitar legend Eddie Turner headlines a particular February 27 live performance occasion at Davenport‘s Gypsy Freeway Bar & Grill, with Blues Blast journal saying that the artist “shines like a diamond” and Guitar Participant journal lauding Turner’s “otherworldly, atmospheric guitar type.”
Born and raised in Chicago, the artist nicknamed “Satan Boy” is a former member of the Otis Taylor Band who started to play the guitar when he was 12. He attended the College of Colorado within the early Nineteen Seventies, and whereas there performed within the area’s first punk/R&B band The Immortal Nightflames, which included Grammy Award nominee Tracy Nelson from Mom Earth. Subsequently, Turner joined the group Zephyr as a guitarist within the ‘70s, however after the demise of the singer Sweet Givens, he deserted music for a few years to work in actual property in Denver. In 1980, nonetheless, Turner agreed to hitch the Ron Miles electrical band, and 15 years later, he joined Otis Taylor’s ensemble, with whom he recorded 5 albums.
Performing with Taylor, Turner developed an unlimited following as a touring performer by way of Europe and North America, along with his exhilarating mix of psychedelic-rock and Delta-blues stylings later showcased on a trio of solo CDs: 2005’s Rise (a Blues Music Award nominee for Finest New Artist Debut), 2006’s The Turner Diaries, and 2010’s Miracles & Demons. Whereas blues followers have greeted his many annual headlining and competition appearances with rapturous appreciation, their enthusiasm is matched within the raves that Turner has amassed from music critics. Blues Revue‘s Michael Cote wrote, “Eddie Turner’s model of blues evokes an otherworldly really feel; a dreamscape of fireplace and fervour, pleasure and ache.” Barrel Home Blues, in the meantime, known as Miracles & Demons “an astonishing CD” with Turner taking part in “rather a lot like Jimi Hendrix as soon as did, solely with a extra musical and managed type,” and the recording earned its artist a Blues Blast Journal Award nomination for Finest Modern Album
Since then, Turner’s credit embrace 2016’s Bare in Your Face, a stay album recorded at Calgary’s Blues Can, and his newest providing Change in Me, which incorporates covers of songs by Lou Reed and Taj Mahal. The critically acclaimed launch was praised by RootsTime for Turner’s “expressive voice,” in addition to by Jazz Weekly, who raved, “Turner mixes Jimi Hendrix-like guitar work with Staple Singers-styled soul on this wealthy blues-soaked launch.”
Eddie Turner performs his Gypsy Freeway Bar & Grill engagement on February 27, admission to the three p.m. live performance is $5, and extra data is offered by calling (563)232-8890 and visiting TheGypsyHighway.com.
Bettendorf Public Library Holding 3-D Printing Program
On-demand, 3D printing has opened a world of huge alternatives for creators, collaborators, and inventors. Worldwide tasks have included every part from instruments to video games, artwork, and even prosthetics. The Bettendorf Public Library is providing an Intro to 3D Printing on Thursday, February 24th at 7:00 PM to supply a better take a look at how neighborhood members may use this know-how. The stay class shall be held nearly and happen through GoToMeeting. Registration is required for this free occasion and might be made on-line at http://occasions.bettendorflibrary.com/occasion/6055380 or by calling the Library at 563-344-4175.
The Bettendorf Public Library’s Creation Studio homes a number of 3D printers accessible for public use. The Intro to 3D Printing presentation will cowl the fundamentals of what 3D printing is and the way it works. Totally different strategies of development shall be demonstrated with a straightforward print utilizing each a 3D pen and a 3D printer. Registrants will obtain an entry e-mail and password previous to the occasion. Additional details about 3D printing and different Bettendorf Public Library providers might be discovered on the Library’s web site at www.bettendorflibrary.com or calling 563-344-4175.
‘Annie’ Ends Immediately At Junior Theatre
The solar will come out… tomorrow!
Properly, perhaps not the solar, however no less than a present with a track in regards to the solar popping out tomorrow — ”Annie Jr.”
Davenport Junior Theatre is presenting the favored present, based mostly on the favored sketch and tailored from the award-winning musical, at 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the Annie Wittenmyer Advanced, 2822 Jap Ave., Davenport.
Tickets are free, and no reservations wanted, however they’re additionally first-come, first-served, so get there early for those who’re going.
For extra details about Davenport Junior Theatre or the present, go to davenportjuniortheatre.org.
Out of doors Present Ends Immediately In Rock Island
The Out of doors Present Involves Rock Island This Weekend!
This occasion options a wide range of sources for anybody within the nice outdoor. Numerous searching, fishing and boating distributors shall be available in addition to representatives from charters, resorts, authorities companies and conservation golf equipment. A children camp space can even be accessible with an archery vary, trout fishing pond, minnow races and extra.
Sunday, February 20, 2022: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Adults: $8 ($7 upfront)
Children 6-15: $1
Children 5 & underneath: FREE
(Friday is Seniors Day. Anybody over age 65 solely $6 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Senior Day tickets should be bought in-person on the door and usually are not accessible on-line.)
REFUND POLICY: All gross sales are last – no refunds shall be issued for any cause. The QCCA isn’t answerable for failure of supply or any losses incurred because of a purchaser’s failure to offer an correct e-mail.
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See ‘The Play’ And Carry A Buddy!
See “the funniest present on the town” at Circa ‘21 Dinner Playhouse for much less now by way of March 11!
Welcome to opening evening of neighborhood theatre troupe, Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s latest manufacturing of an Agatha Christie-like Twenties homicide thriller, “The Homicide at Haversham Manor” — the place issues are rapidly going from dangerous to completely disastrous! The set, the props, the lighting and the sound thwart the performers at each flip. Ultimately, a number of of those semi-amateur thespians, demoralized by catastrophe, go rogue. It’s a stage supervisor’s worst nightmare — and an viewers’s cue for laughter. With an unconscious main girl, a corpse that may’t play useless, and actors who journey over every part (together with their traces), the accident-prone thespians battle towards all odds to make it by way of to their last curtain!
This particular BOGO is legitimate for Wednesday or Friday performances ONLY. This provide Consists of tax, facility payment, your plated lunch or dinner, Bootlegger Preshow, and efficiency of The Play That Goes Unsuitable. Meal gratuity shall be added to ticket worth. Gratuity isn’t included on any extra drink, appetizer or dessert purchases.Legitimate for the Wednesday or Friday performances ONLY by way of March 11.
Legitimate for as much as 6 individuals.
This provide isn’t extendable or transferable and isn’t redeemable for money.
Should point out this e-mail when making reservations. Not legitimate on beforehand bought tickets. This provide isn’t accessible on-line. Please name the ticket workplace to make reservations and obtain this particular provide!
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‘The Odd Couple’ Rolls Into Playcrafters
Playcrafters Barn Theatre is happy to be presenting “The Odd Couple,” working February 19-20 & 25-27, Friday & Saturday 7:30PM and Sunday at 3PM.
Tickets are solely $15 ($13 Army/Senior) and at the moment are accessible at Playcrafters.com!